Monthly Archives: January 2012

KidsWorx Workshop: LED Bling

In partnership with the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County, Friedman’s is excited to offer it’s “KidsWorx Creative Workshop” this Saturday February 4th, from 11AM – 1 PM. This week we will be making LED Bling!   Participants will learn about the mechanics of electric connectivity while creating their own LED lit jewelry that can be given as gifts to a Valentine in their life. Participation in KidsWorx Creative Workshops is free, although parental supervision is required at all times. For questions, please contact Rebecca at for more information. Whether its for the free KidsWorx Creative Workshops or otherwise, visit us any time either at Friedman’s …

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Welcome to Friedman's Bare Root Clinic

Tis the season for bare root plants and many gardeners love to get in their “dirt therapy” time during bare root season. Friedman’s Home Improvement offers a wide selection of bare root plants that are eagerly waiting to be planted and tended, and that’s why we are hosting our Bare Root Clinics in January. A bare-root perennial plant is in its dormant stage, in which the roots are bare. Roses are the  best known bare-root plant. There are also berry plants (raspberries, blackberries), fruit trees (peach, apples, cherries, nuts), shade trees (ash, maple, birch) and perennial fruits and vegetables (artichokes, asparagus, strawberries) that are sold …

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Defend Your Lawn and Prevent Crabgrass with These Tips

Spring is a time when lawns start their growing season, but it also marks the return of crabgrass, a common weed that spreads quickly and can take over a lawn. There’s no way to keep the wind-blown seeds away from your lawn, so the best defense is lawn care, lawn maintenance and prevent crabgrass from gaining a foothold. Below are some of our lawn care tips. Prevent Crabgrass Before It Starts: Basic lawn care is the best way to prevent crabgrass from establishing itself in your yard. Crabgrass needs lots of sunlight for seeds to germinate, so don’t cut your lawn too short. Always keep …

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